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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sethoconus pileus Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> S -> Sethoconus -> Sethoconus pileus
Other pages this level: S. anthocyrtis, S. bimarginatus, S. conicus, S. crinitus, S. dogieli, S. facetus, S. galea, S. hexagonalis, S. hyalinus, S. lophophaena, S. martini, S. myxobrachia, S. orthoceras, S. parvus, S. pileus, S. rayianus, S. reschetnjakae, S. setosus, S. subtilis, S. venosus, S. virgultus, S. woodfordi, S. woodfordi advena

Sethoconus pileus

Citation: Sethoconus pileus Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.1291
Type repository: No information given
Family (traditional): not-known

Current identification:

Original Description

Cephalis subspherical, free, with distinct collar stricture, a conical oblique horn of the same length, and small, irregular, roundish pores. Thorax flatly conical, about half as long as broad, with straight outlines; its pores subregular, hexagonal, half as broad as the cephalis, with very thin bars.

Cephalis 0.02 long, 0.02 broad; thorax 0.08 long, 0.16 broad. [dimensions in mm]

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Sethoconus pileus under the subgeneric name Conarachnium, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.


Haeckel, E (1887). Report on the Radiolaria collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. 18: 1-1803. gs O


Sethoconus pileus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 3-3-2024

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